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PISONIA ACULEATA

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Family ► Nyctaginaceae.

Habitat ► The sea coast in Peninsular India, also in the Andaman Islands.

Siddha/Tamil ► Karindu.

Folk ► Baghachuur (Bengal).

Action ► Bark and leaves—counterir- ritant for swellings and rheumatic pains. Fresh leaves—used as a wash for scabies.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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